Emily Wears is not just another pretty face on the auctioneer stand block. One of the youngest auctioneers in the business, Emily, is not afraid to square up with the veterans. She has been auctioning since 17-years of age and has accumulated a vast knowledge of antiques. Not afraid to call out the veterans for their ways, Emily, his headstrong in her ways. Her father is a lifelong bid caller and has imparted all of his knowledge to young Emily. Emily rose to fame following her appearances in the reality TV series, Storage Wars. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Emily Wears.
Emily Wears was born on Oct 26, 1990 and raised in the rural town of Solon, Iowa. Born into a family of auctioneers, Emily graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa, in the age of 17. She graduated with a certificate in bilingual auctioneering. After graduating, Emily started working as a clerk in her father’s business, Wear Auctions. She sought to continue her higher education and enrolled at the University of Iowa. After a year-long stay at the University of Iowa, Emily transferred to the University of Wyoming. She graduated with a degree in Business Management and moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to focus on auctioning full time.
After graduating from the University of Wyoming, Emily moved to Wyoming to focus on her career. During her early years, Emily worked as a diner waitress & a leather worker to make ends meet. However, things improved for Emily over the years, and she made an appearance on an auction-based Reality Show called, “Money Barn.” The show aired on Animal Planet in March of 2013. While Emily’s time in the series was short-lived, she got a chance to star in the TV series: Storage Wars. Emily joined the series as a new semi-regular auctioneer from the tenth season. She made an appearance for three seasons, and got credit for her role as an auctioneer.
One of the youngest auctioneers in the business, it is only fair that Emly’s accolades are recognized. Right after graduating from Auctioneering school, Emily joined the Iowa Auctioneers Association (IAA) and the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and started competing. She placed second in the International Junior Auctioneer Championship (IJAC) in 2008 but managed to win the Iowa Auctioneers Contest in 2009.
After her move to Wyoming, Emily joined the Wyoming Auctioneers Association (WAA) and the Colorado Auctioneers Association (CAA). In 2010, Emily was named the Wyoming People’s Choice Auctioneer. 2012 saw Emily become the first female and the youngest recipient ever to win the Colorado Auctioneers Contest. In 2014, Emily became the first female winner of the Wyoming Auctioneers Contest. For all her career highs, Emily reached her peak in 2018 when she won the International Auctioneer Championship.
Over the years, Emily has received several certifications including, Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) certification, Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), and Auction Technology Specialist (ATS) designations through the National Auctioneers Association designation academy.
Emily Wears is married to professional rodeo cowboy Cody Kroul. The pair met during their early years and were friends ever since. Even though they lost connection when Cody graduated high school, they met at a friend’s wedding. After trying long-distance for some time, the pair decided to tie the knot on the 6th of May 2017, at Emily’s farm.